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Ghost Tours, Ghost Hunts and Haunted History Events in CNY this Fall

Ghost Tours, Ghost Hunts and Haunted History Events in CNY this Fall

Halloween fun isn’t just for kids. If you can’t get enough horror movies, haunted houses, and ghost stories, you’re in luck. There’s no shortage of spooky happenings in CNY this fall. If you enjoy learning about our local history or just enjoy a good scare, you’re in for a treat! Mark your calendars, some of these events start this month! 

Please note that many of these events do not allow children under 10-14 years of age. If you are considering bringing your children, be sure to check before purchasing tickets.

Guided Walking Tour of Oakwood Cemetery

Date: September 16th

Cost: Free

Join the Historic Oakwood Cemetery Preservation Association for a FREE walking tour of Oakwood Cemetery. No registration required. Tour begins at 2pm. Enter at the Comstock gate and follow the tour signs to the Chapel.

More info here

2ndAnnual SyraParaCon

Date: September 22nd

Cost: $20

Join paranormal teams, TV and movie personalities, psychics, and authors for a day of exploring the unknown. Tickets are $20, free lectures with admission. Vendors and food trucks will be on site. All proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of the Barnes-Hiscock Mansion. 

Get tickets here

OHA’s Historic Fall Ghost Walk

Dates: September 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th

Cost: $15 for the general public, $12 for members

Hosted by the Onondaga Historical Association, you’ll stroll through Manlius where guides will take you through neighborhoods, buildings, and cemeteries. Actors in costumes portray individuals from Onondaga County’s past in a “ghost reveal”. 

Get tickets here

Haunted History Tours of Auburn

Dates: October 25th-30th

Cost: $12 for adults, $8 for kids under 12

Hear chilling tales and folklore as you’re guided through the Seward House Museum grounds and through downtown Auburn. Tours start at 6pm and 7pm, reservations required. 

More details here

Spirits in the Castle

Dates: Oct 26th & 27th

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members

Visit the 1890 House Museum in Cortland, AKA Cortland’s most haunted house for a thrill. You’ll spend the evening learning about the Wickwire Mansion, then you’ll be joined by a psychic and paranormal team as you embark on a ghostly investigation.

Get tickets here

Things that Go Bump in the Night Ghost Tours, The Farmers’ Museum

Dates: October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

Cost: $15 for members, $17 for non-members per person.

Hear eerie tales of the Farmers’ Museum history in Cooperstown. Experience a lantern lit tour of the museum, as well as other locations in this historic village.

Get tickets here  Ghost Tours, Ghost Hunts and Haunted History Tours in CNY Fall 2018, Halloween in Syracuse NY

Fort Ontario Lantern Tours of the Post Cemetery

Dates: September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Cost: $15

Each Saturday night in September you can visit the Post Cemetery at Fort Ontario in Oswego. You’ll learn about the cemetery’s history as well as the civilians and soldiers who lost their lives there. All Proceeds go towards cemetery improvements. 

Fort Ontario Ghost Reveal and Hunt  

Date: October 13th

Cost: $20

For one night only visit historic Fort Ontario for an evening of ghost hunting and thrills.

Get tickets here 

Paranormal Investigation at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

Date: September 15th

Cost: $15

Join the PIT CRU NY (Paranormal Investigation Team Central Region of Upstate New York) for an investigation of this historic boatyard. Hear ghostly stories of the museum’s past. You are welcome to bring your own voice recorders, cameras, meters and flashlights. 

Get tickets here 

5th Annual Walk Among the Spirits in Cazenovia

Dates: October 18th-20th

Cost: $5/person or $20/family.

You’ll are led by lantern light around the Evergreen Cemetery to visit and hear stories of ‘ghosts’ who lived and died in Cazenovia. This is a family-friendly event. They can accommodate large groups, but please notify them ahead of time. 

More info here

Haunted History Tour at the Seneca Falls Historical Society

Dates: October 4, 11, 18, 25

Cost: $10 per person, $30 for a family of four or more

You can visit the Seneca Falls Historical Society every Thursday in October. Hear tales of haunted history at this historic Victorian mansion. 

More info here 

Rome Paranormal Lamplight Tours

Dates:  September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

October 5th, 6th, 13th,19th

Cost: $10 for adults, $6 for children 4-12, Children under 4 Free

Learn about the darker side of Rome with the Rome Investigators of the Paranormal. You’ll get the opportunity to participate in your own mini-investigation. Tickets available online only. 

Get tickets here

Outside of CNY: Rolling Hills Asylum

Dates: Various

Cost: $25+

Though this abandoned asylum is a bit of a drive from CNY, it is notable for its spooky happenings. This location has been featured on numerous TV shows and features MANY different options for group tours, private tours, and even ghost hunts year-round. Prices vary. If you’re looking for a REAL good scare, head to the Rolling Hills Asylum.

More info and tickets here

Are you a believer or do you think this is all a bunch of hocus pocus?

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5 Responses to Ghost Tours, Ghost Hunts and Haunted History Events in CNY this Fall

  1. Sue
    Sue September 8, 2018 at 10:00 am #

    So many events. Wow, we live in a spooky place!

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      Meg September 9, 2018 at 5:53 am #

      Yes, definitely a lot of history in CNY, and these are just the places that are offering public events. Which one are you the most interested in?

  2. Nikki
    Nikki September 9, 2018 at 4:09 pm #

    Love this!

  3. Nikki
    Nikki September 9, 2018 at 4:10 pm #

    This is so great!

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    Eric Jeric March 22, 2019 at 4:39 am #

    I like your article and specially events and ghosts tours. Keep doing and keep sharing articles on ghosts tours

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